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Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice 400

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from the better-living-through-genetic-engineering dept.
crabel writes "According to WHO, 127 millions of pre-school children worldwide suffer from vitamin A deficiency, causing some 500,000 cases of irreversible blindness every year. This deficiency is responsible for 600,000 deaths among children under the age of 5. Golden Rice might be a solution to this problem. The only problem? It's GMO. In an interview inventor Potrykus, now close to 80 years old, answers questions about the current state of approval, which might happen in the next couple of months."
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Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice

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